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Cooling down in summer - 6 tips from the pharmacy against heat

The temperatures are rising and rising. For many, it's off to the long-awaited holiday, where high temperatures are easier to bear. For all those at home suffering from the high heat, we ve collected a few tips on how to cool...

A feast for the senses: the gourmet hotel Rote Wand am Arlberg

A stay at the Gourmet Hotel Rote Wand am Arlberg is an unforgettable journey into the world of indulgence. The hotel, which is located in the picturesque mountain landscape of Tyrol, not only offers beautiful accommodation and breathtaking nature, but...

Saint Charles in Antwerp: Hotel Botanical Sanctuary

The new Hotel Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp sets new standards in terms of ambience, sustainable design and innovation. For in the middle of Antwerp, a listed 15th century monastery surrounded by a botanical garden has been transformed into an extraordinary 5-star...

A refuge for all senses

A special kind of refuge has recently opened in Lunz am See. In 2.5 years of construction, the Viennese Formdepot team around Heinz Glatzl & Joachim Mayr completely revitalised a former carriage house in the centre of Lunz am See...

Iron deficiency: symptoms and causes

Iron is found in a variety of plant and animal foods. Iron in animal foods is more absorbable by humans than from plant sources. This is because natural plant sources of iron contain many inhibitors to absorption in the body....

Cystitis: Causes, symptoms and home remedies

Frequent urination, burning when urinating or pain in the lower abdomen are common symptoms in women and can indicate a bladder infection. What should you do in this case? Are there any home remedies that can prevent cystitis? In this...

Soul Splash | Eau d'Energie by Paul Divjak

Naturally pure revitalisation for body, mind and senses with a reduction to the essentials. This was Paul Divjak's artistic credo when composing the SOUL SPLASH fragrance elixir. The recipe? Of course, it was implemented in the spirit of the Saint Charles...

Black cumin oil - natural help for hay fever & allergies

The sprouting and blossoming of plants in many places is not always a source of joy. Allergy sufferers often suffer from runny noses, watery and burning eyes, sneezing and physical weakness. It is not only worthwhile for those affected to...

Muscatel Sage | Medicinal Herb for Mood and Women

The muscatel sage (Salvia sclarea) is an absolute eye-catcher in the garden with its purple-white lip flowers and the reddish to purple bracts. It is also an insider's tip as a medicinal plant, and the essential oil is particularly popular...

The benefits of 16/8 Intermittent Fasting for our body

With the beginning of Lent, the question arises again and again which fasting method is the right one. One thing in advance - there is no right or wrong, but rather what is good for me and which method makes...

Lady's mantle: use and effect of the "lady's weed

Women's mantle is a delicate plant, found almost everywhere in the world, with cup-like lobed leaves in which drops often collect in the morning. Lady's mantle has always been closely associated with ladies. Often used as a tea or tincture,...

Namasté - Saint Charles Aromatherapy Yoga Oils

Since the beginning of 2018, our Saint Charles yoga mat spray has been a fixed part of the Saint Charles range. How is it that a pharmacy develops yoga products? And how can our knowledge of aromatherapy support your yoga...

The skin disease neurodermatitis: causes, effects and what really helps

When the temperatures drop and the air becomes drier, many people suffer from dry skin. For people with atopic dermatitis, the cold season can be particularly stressful, as the condition is already characterised by dryness and itching. In this article,...

Detox & Acid-Base Balance - Old Knowledge, New Findings

"The fastest way to health is detoxification" Paracelsus. DETOX - DETOXIFICATION - DETOXIFICATION - Is not a trend, but a scientifically proven medical doctrine that gets to the root cause of diseases and eliminates long-term disturbances in health. For some...

Simply.Fasting. | Why we should do it

Health is undoubtedly our greatest asset! And there is hardly a simpler and more effective measure to maintain and promote health than fasting. The principle of fasting The principle of fasting is as old as mankind, it was already practised...

Business card hands

What is visibly good for hands, nails and cuticles A look at our hands reveals a lot. For example, our age, what we do for work and whether we attach much importance to care. Carefully manicured hands always make a...

Relaxation for Body, Mind and Soul | 10 Techniques for Relaxation

Stress causes our body to become active. It gets into an emergency situation and releases the stress hormones adrenaline, dopamine and cortisol. The result: the immune system is weakened. To prevent this, it is important to find the right balance...

Cistus tea: effect and application of the medicinal tea

Thanks to its antioxidants, cistus tea strengthens our immune system. We have summarised everything you need to know about the effect and use of this medicinal tea. What is cistus and how does it work? Cistus tea is made from...

Carrot juice with linseed oil - The daily immune booster

Did you know that already a glass of carrot juice a day provides you with many important vitamins and minerals? Because carrots contain a lot of beta-carotene, this is converted in the body to vitamin A, which is why it...

Strengthen the Immune System with Cistus

An ancient, inconspicuous Greek medicinal herb that grows on the dry slopes of the Greek mountains is once again in high demand. Prized since time immemorial in Greek folk medicine, cistus (Cistus incanus), also called cistus, has become popular as...

Saint Charles Store Salzburg: Handcrafted by Nature

Special shop design to touch and feel: in the Saint Charles store in Salzburg, too, products from nature are made tangible for all the senses through selected design elements. To make this possible, care was taken to use natural and tactile...